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Management
Team

Kevin Drover

President, CEO and Director

Mr. Drover has more than 40 years of both domestic and international experience in operations, project development, management and process re-engineering, with both developing and producing companies.

Mr. Drover was the Chief Operating Officer of Glencairn Gold Corporation, responsible for two gold mining operations located in Latin America. Prior to joining Glencairn, he was the Vice President of Operations for Kinross Gold Corporation, overseeing six operating mines located in various parts of the World. He has considerable experience in turning around challenging projects and has worked in operations located in Canada, Russia, Peru, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and the USA.

During his career, Mr. Drover also worked for Oracle Mining, Black Hawk Mining, Lac Minerals, BP Canada Resources, Noranda Mining, Dome Mines and The Iron Ore Company of Canada.

Brian Briggs

Chief Operations Officer

Professional Engineer (CO & WY) with 30 years of mining industry experience in both underground and surface mine development and operation. Mining experience from exploration, feasibility study, construction to production. Significant enviromental work and rehabilitation of mine sites. Previous senior management roles President/CEO and General Manager in domestic and international organizations. BS in Mining Engineering and MS in Agricultural engineering for University of Wyoming. 6th generation mining engineer form Ouray, Colorado.

Charles (Buck) Andrews

Chief Financial Officer

Charles has a Degree in Accounting from Midwest College, a BS Accounting from Regis College. Charles has significant experience in the mining industry having previously held senior positions with such companies as Rosemont Copper, Queenstake Resources and PolyMet Mining. He is also a certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

 
 

Val Practico

Chief Geologist

Mr. Practico is a Professional Geologist with more than 45 years of experience. He is responsible for all aspects of geological data management as well as resource estimation calculations. Further, he manages the Company’s geology staff, mine engineering staff, consultants and mineral property tenure.

Donna M. Moroney

Corporate Secretary

Donna Moroney is President of Wiklow Corporate Services Inc., a Vancouver company that provides corporate secretarial services and other services to public companies. She has over 30 years of extensive experience in regulatory and corporate compliance in both Canada and the United States, and as a senior officer for various public companies, and has instructed and provided training in regulatory compliance.

 
 

Board of Directors
Team

KEVIN DROVER

Director

Mr. Drover has more than 40 years of both domestic and international experience in operations, project development, management and process re-engineering, with both developing and producing companies.

Mr. Drover was the Chief Operating Officer of Glencairn Gold Corporation, responsible for two gold mining operations located in Latin America. Prior to joining Glencairn, he was the Vice President of Operations for Kinross Gold Corporation, overseeing six operating mines located in various parts of the World. He has considerable experience in turning around challenging projects and has worked in operations located in Canada, Russia, Peru, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and the USA.

During his career, Mr. Drover also worked for Black Hawk Mining, Lac Minerals, BP Canada Resources, Noranda Mining, Dome Mines and The Iron Ore Company of Canada.

MICHAEL GROSS

Independent Director

Mike has over 45 years of experience as a successful Mining / Operations / Exploration professional with expertise that is built on a foundation of Operational and Management training combined with extensive hands-on experience. He has served in senior operating and geology roles over his long career, including over 18 years in progressive management roles at Hecla. Mike is a Qualified Person under NI 43-101 and has a MS in Economic Geology from University of Arizona and a BS in Geology from University of Wisconsin.

Peter Fairfield

Director

Peter is a mining engineer and Fellow of the AusIMM with over 30 years’ experience in operations management and providing technical and operational service and support. He has a strong technical background, having worked for over 20 years in underground metal mines throughout Australia and the United States, including positions as General Manager, Technical Services for an Australian gold producer and Mining Manager for a major Australian mining company. Most recently, he was a Principal Consultant (Project Evaluations) with SRK Consulting where his broad assignment portfolio included project evaluation, due diligence reporting, operational reviews, team leadership and project management, and preparing Independent and Competent Person’s Reports.

 
 
 

DAVE KAPLAN

Director

David is a founding partner of Lascaux Resource Capital, a private equity fund focused solely on financing mining companies. He has over 25 years of experience investing in the metals and mining sector spanning small and large capitalization public mining companies, private equity and structured financing, metals futures trading, and physical metals trading. David started his career with Glencore where he culminated his 11years as head of the global copper raw materials division in Zug, Switzerland. David holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

ELLIOT ROTHSTEIN

Director

Elliot is a founding partner of Lascaux Resource Capital, a private equity fund focused solely on financing mining companies. He has over 18 years of experience investing in the metals and mining sector spanning small and large capitalization public mining companies, private equity and structured financing, and metals futures trading. Elliot also has over 8 years of engineering and operating management experience with Procter and Gamble. Elliot holds a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Yale University.

 
 

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